December 11, 2013 11:27 am by

The received wisdom is that you should write about what you know and that may be good advice – to a point. It’s important to remember that what you know may be strange, surprising and even intensely interesting to others. If you are a Druid, working as a steeple-jack and living on a barge, your…

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December 4, 2013 2:25 pm by

The creative process isn’t always easy to pin down and put into words. Novels are a complex piece of work involving a juggling act between plot, action, characters, setting and so on. So how do they all come together to make a finished story?

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December 1, 2013 1:19 pm by

Instead of a guest author I thought it would be interesting to hear about the editing process from an editor’s point of view as a change from the author’s perspective. In fact Abbie Todd is both an editor and an author but here she is firmly wearing her Editor’s hat! Abbie writes contemporary, slightly edgy…

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November 27, 2013 3:21 pm by

  There’s never enough time for me to write. And yet, somehow, I always manage to finish a novel in time to meet the deadline. Stop procrastinating! If you are a writer, you’ll find the time. It’s as simple as that. Stop procrastinating! Perhaps you’ve persuaded yourself it’s important to do the washing or to…

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